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Data is an all-inclusive term that refers to data sets so
large and complex that they need to be processed by specially designed
hardware and software tools.
Engines - Full-featured search engines through an application
Analysis Tools - Examining huge quantities of data to find
patterns, correlations, and other useful information
Systems - Storage solution which is designed to scale
out on multiple servers
- Accessing and manipulating data held in a relational database
licenses stir up emotive feelings in the Linux
community. Licenses generally fall into one of two broad
categories: proprietary licenses and open source licenses. The type of
software license an application uses is significant in the effect it
has on the rights of the user of the application, and whether a
programmer chooses to contribute his or her time to its development.